Abbott Laboratories Limited
For more than a century, Abbott Laboratories has been working to advance health care for people around the world. Founded in 1888 by a young Chicago physician, Dr. Wallace Calvin Abbott, Abbott Laboratories has evolved into a diversified health care company that discovers, develops, manufactures and markets innovative products and services that span the continuum of care prevention and diagnosis to treatment and cure.
Building leadership and combining strengths in the areas of pharmaceuticals, nutritionals, hospital products and diagnostics has enabled Abbott to provide total, integrated solutions across the health care spectrum for some of the world's most prevalent medical conditions and diabetes. We focus on advancing medical science and the practice of health care with expertise in the therapeutic areas of diabetes, pain management, respiratory infections, men's and women's health, pediatrics. Over 70,000 employees around the world have devoted their careers to advancing the practice of health care. We are proud of our talented employees who have shared the commitment of achieving our ambitious mission of developing leading-edge science and delivering the highest quality in every product.